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Helpful information that are important for your Barcelona travel

Barcelona is certainly one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Europe. On this page we give important and helpful advice for planning your Barcelona trip. Thereby you can clarify all important questions in advance.

It doesn’t matter if you arrive in Barcelona by plane, car or train, with this information you will get to Barcelona easily. On the info site "Useful holiday information" you will find all important issues from medical care, use of public transport to questions on costumes.

Arrival information to Barcelona

Arrival information

Most tourists travel to Barcelona by plane. Here you can find these and other ways how to travel to the city and to your hotel.

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Public transport in Barcelona

Public transport in Barcelona

Barcelona is huge, but with the modern and very well-developed public transport you will reach every place in the city quickly, easily and affordably. Metro, bus and tram travel in a very tight cycle and until late at night. There are several other alternatives, such as taxis, cable cars, funicular railways or trains to get to your destination.

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Useful information for your Barcelona trip

Useful holiday information A-Z

Here you will find the information you need for your trip to Barcelona, for example how to find a doctor,the use of public transport, parking in Barcelona, emergency numbers and questions of costumes/duty requirements.

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Current events in Barcelona

Barcelona currently

In our section "Barcelona currently" we describe traditional and modern events that are important in Barcelona, their backgrounds and their charm. Each year thousands of visitors come to Barcelona to experience these events.

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Useful files for free download

Downloads offers several tourist guides and many useful documents to download. And it is completely free.

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Tips for families with children in Barcelona

Family with children

Even children won't be bored in Barcelona. On this page we have gathered some places of interest that are fun for kids also - for a perfect family vacation.

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Some advice for disabled people

Some advice for disabled people

Barcelona is well prepared for the special needs of people with disabilities. Public transportation is generally accessible for both mobility-impaired and visually impaired people. Furthermore there are many places of interest that are equipped for wheelchair users. Also the majority of hotels have rooms that are established for people with special needs.

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Tips for traveling to Barcelona

When is the best time to travel?
The best time to travel depends on your interests: to sit outside spring and summer are beautiful, museums and other attractions can be visited throughout the whole year, beach holiday is great from late June to mid-September. For going out everytime is season. In the summer Barcelona is a little quieter, it is fully at around 24 September (La Mercè), in winter it rains sometimes and it is a little cooler.

What has to be seen?
Very difficult question. What interests you! Barcelona offers an ample selection for everyone. We have described the most important, but also some outlying sights. During our guided tours you will surely learn many interesting things.

Is Barcelona expensive?
Yes and no! The prices are comparable to the European average. There is a suitable offer for every budget.
In Barcelona you can stay in luxury hotels and eat in Michelin-awarded restaurants, as well as lots of good middle class hotels and you can go dining with a very low budget but get delicious food. Even low budget is not a problem here. Often luxury and luxury rates and cheap prices are only a few meters apart.

Special tips
Stay flexible with the Barcelona Card: free transfer from the airport, free use of public transport and lots of free admissions and discounts.
A good overview you get with the Bus Turístic. You can hop on at more than 40 stops.

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Barcelona Card

Save a lot of money: enjoy reduced and free admission and use the public transport for free.

ab 43,30 €

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Hop on hop off bus

Discorver Barcelona with the double decker bus and get on and off wherever you want.

ab 27,50 €

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Tickets FC Barcelona

Book here tickets for home games of the legendary FC Barcelona at Camp Nou, Europe`s largest footbal stadium.

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Visit Camp Nou + Museum

Behind the scenes of FC Barcelona: visit of the stadium und admissione to the Barça Museum.

ab 27,10 €

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Segway sightseeing

A city tour with a lot of fun: you will see a lot on your tour with the segway.

ab 45,00 €

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Casa Batlló without standing in line

Book tickets for the Casa Batlló, one of the most beautiful buildings in Barcelona. No standing in line.

ab 21,50 €

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Tickets Camp Nou Experience:

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Book here tickets for the Camp Nou Experience.
Take a look behind the scenes of Europe's largest football stadium.

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